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You can put text notes pictures audio nuts and clips from webpages all in one place.
Then find them on virtually any computer -- device that you use that's what ever -- strives to do it's like a visual file cabinet the question is.
Is it useful joining us now from Washington DC for this.
All things digital -- mosque where personal technology columnist at the Wall Street Journal -- antipathy.
Good CU DA can walk and how did you find this because you say it's available on -- you in your -- a staggering number of devices.
Right well I found actually believe it or not in 2005.
When it was a very different product.
It was a note taking repository but it only was really local on your one computer.
And I've been following -- a little bit over the years from what they've finally arrived -- is a situation where it's now.
What what's what I would call a hybrid service meaning it's a cloud based service.
You're all your stuff that that you want in your notebooks.
Lives on the web and can be accessed from your personal Evernote web site.
But its hybrid because it also lives on your local devices.
And -- on.
Windows there on Mac barrel on iPhone there -- on.
Blackberry there on.
You know the android phones are on the Windows Mobile phones -- on the palm phones so.
Pretty much if you have a a computer or Smartphone or access to the web.
You can create.
As many notebooks as you want with this many different kinds of notes as you want it very easy to.
It in there there's many cases it's one or two clicks and -- you have a note in in there.
And it's really and very interest and way to.
Collect and yet yet.
Constant access to your formation.
They're walking on the street an idea strikes you for your next column mall and what you can do is just bang it out on your PDA.
And it'll be -- can you share with other people looking to collaborate with the -- -- workers you can you can sure.
And other people and team better than that Brian you can.
Bob walking down the street I get an idea.
For a column or -- business projects or school project or social event whatever it is.
I can I don't even have to bang it out on my Blackberry or iPhone -- -- up to my ear and dictate and say.
Hey remember to do this or this would be cool for the for the project and it becomes an Evernote -- and that when you get back your PC you're.
Or or wherever it's there.
Want to play out quickly we wanted to ask you about this every day there's a news story about Apple Tablet.
As an idea do you think the tablet can succeed.
Well I I do think it can succeed and I should point out that.
It's not just apple.
Which by the way has never confirmed they're doing it tablet but we are pretty sure they are.
You know Dell and HP.
And -- -- the companies are trying to duties.
Tablet type things but here's the thing that I think a lot of people horrible looking.
Obviously a company that has done some amazing product.
High quality good business success so everyone looks of them and of course the last big one they did that was.
A game changer which the iPhone here but there's a big difference between them what the challenge there will be facing with the tablet and the challenge they faced here and that is.
This -- was a game changer but it wasn't.
They didn't have the task of convincing the public.
That there is such a thing as a Smartphone that you might want to carry wanted to buy one and put one in your pocket or purse because.
People were already using trios and blackberries and things like that in other words the concept of the device had been established -- -- went.
And took it further and change the way people used it.
That concept of the tablet has not been established in fact.
Everyone who was tried to view a kind of bus late.
Flat tablet kind of device it is multi function that that is it can.
Do lots of different things may -- can surf the web play music read books.
Everyone has tried has failed in that can only success that I can think -- with the mass market.
Has been the Kindle and the Kindle is a single -- packet -- I'm gonna have to cut you off.
And so apologies if and erupted -- was great -- you -- season Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street Journal because right now we are.
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